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GIVEAWAY: Enter to Win Sadie Hartmann's 101 Horror Books to Read Before You're Murdered 

Three lucky winners will receive a copy of this entertaining survey of horror fiction—from Mother Horror herself!

giveaway of Sadie Hartmann's new book

Do you love to read books that make the tiny hairs on the back of your neck stick up—stories that make you hide underneath the covers at night? Then you may very well be a lover of the horror genre! 

Lucky for you, there are a multitude of captivating and terrifying novels to enjoy, whether you’re in the mood to read about bloodthirsty killers, well-known monsters or apocalyptic catastrophes. But if you’re not sure what you are in the mood for or you are completely new to the genre, Sadie “Mother Horror” Hartmann’s new book, 101 Horror Books to Read Before You're Murdered, is perfect for you! 

Most horror fans worth their salt are aware of the epic work Hartmann has already contributed to the genre—first through book reviewing on her horror #bookstagram and GoodReads. She went on to co-found the coveted NightWorms horror curation subscription box, and is the Editor in Chief for Dark Hart Books, a horror imprint of Dark Matter Magazine.

And now, Hartmann has taken all of her experience and horror knowledge and compiled the best of the best in modern horror in her new book, 101 Horror Books to Read Before You're Murdered. In the book, she shares the synopsis and themes of each story so that you can pick the perfect scary tale that will satisfy your need for the dark and deranged!

Like we've come to expect from Hartmann's work, you'll feel “like you’re getting the most exciting recommendations from your best friend while pausing for tea at a bookstore cafe” (Screen Anarchy).

This month, we’ve partnered with Page Street Publishing to give away one copy of Sadie Hartmann's 101 Horror Books to Read Before You're Murdered to three lucky winners!

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About the Book


101 Horror Books to Read Before You're Murdered

By Sadie Hartmann

Curious readers and fans of monsters and the macabre, get ready to bulk up your TBR piles! Sadie “Mother Horror” Hartmann has curated the best selection of modern horror books, including plenty of deep cuts. Indulge your heart’s darkest desires to be terrified, unsettled, disgusted, and heartbroken with stories that span everything from paranormal hauntings and creepy death cults to small-town terrors and apocalyptic disasters. Each recommendation includes a full synopsis as well as a quick overview of the book’s themes, style, and tone, so you can narrow down your next read at a glance. Featuring a foreword by New York Times bestselling author Josh Malerman and five brand-new essays from rising voices in the genre, this illustrated reader’s guide is perfect for anyone who dares to delve into the dark.


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Note: The sweepstakes is open to all legal residents of the 50 United States and Washington, DC who are 18 years of age and older by August 4, 2023.